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Last Updated on March 3, 2022

The expense of light fixtures and lamps never ceases to amaze me! But when we moved into our house 4 years ago, we were faced with wanting to replace every single light fixture. Yep, none of them were our style! We have paid for some, but we have DIYed sooo many others, like this DIY wood bead chandelier and our very popular DIY bentwood pendant light. I've scoured the internet to find even more DIY lighting ideas for you that are high on style, but are easy on your wallet! Enjoy!

17 Inspiring DIY Lighting Ideas That Won't Bust Your Budget

1. DIY Faux Capiz Shell Flower Pendant Light by Addicted to Decorating

2. Music Tripod Lamp by The Painted Hive

3. Industrial Bathroom Lighting by Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body

4. Wooden Bead Pendant by A New Bloom

5. West Elm Inspired Globe Pendant Lamp by Mad in Crafts

6. Criss Cross Lamp Shade on Midwest Living

7. Wood Slice Lamp by Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's BodyTHIS IS AMAZING! Come learn to make your own DIY stacked wood lamp inspired by Anthropologie for only $40! Full tutorial by Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body.

8. Multi-Bulb Dining Room Chandelier by Love & Renovations

9. Boho Fringe Chandelier by The Jungalow

10. Giant Macrame Rope Lights by Vintage Revivals

11. Tapered-X Lamp by Pneumatic Addict

12. Bubble Chandelier by Pudel-Design

13. Brass Chandelier by Megan Pflug for One Kings Lane

14. Wall Sconce Task Lights by Vintage Revivals

15. Industrial Pendant Light by Bless'er House

16. Gold Sunburst Flush Mount Light by Simple Details are the Difference

17. Geometric Copper Pendant Light by Brynn of The Gathered Home for Remodelaholic

With so many incredible DIY lighting ideas out there, there's no need to panic if you move into a house with light fixtures you don't like! Some of these tutorial don't even require serious tools to make yourself, so no excuses. Get creative and save your budget with one or more of these DIY lighting ideas. Which one is your favorite?


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